McLaren to make 1200 staff redundant

A total of 1200 employees across the McLaren organisation are to be made redundant in a further attempt to cut costs. The impact of the widespread redundancies is set to felt across all the major pillars of the company from its automotive and technological arms to its F1 team, where it is believed that around 70 staff will be leaving […]

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'David is far from F1 but Mick has good chance'

Mick Schumacher could step up into Formula 1 next season with Alfa Romeo, that’s according to his uncle, Ralf Schumacher. Last season there were rumours that Schumacher could step up into F1 with either Alfa Romeo, replacing the under-fire Antonio Giovinazzi, or even swap from the Ferrari family to Red Bull with AlphaTauri. That, though, was just rumours; Instead this […]

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Brown hints at Ricciardo/Norris Bathurst 1000 bid

Calendars will dictate if Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris make a sensational Bathurst 1000 start in the future, says McLaren boss Zak Brown. Brown, a part-owner of the Walkinshaw Andretti United Supercars squad, has thrown his support behind the idea of the two F1 aces teaming up for a wildcard tilt at Bathurst in a WAU Holden once Ricciardo joins […]

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Aston Martin boss headed towards the exit

Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer is reportedly on his way out of the door, set to be replaced by AMG boss Tobias Moers. The reshuffle comes a trying two years for the luxury carmakery, with its valuation plummeting from £4.3bn in 2018 to £540m after it was floated. “The company confirms that it is reviewing its management team and a […]

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F1 news: PM Boris Johnson tells ministers to help British GP

UK prime minister Boris Johnson has reportedly responded to lobbying from Formula 1 to create a quarantine exemption for the sport’s travelling personnel by asking his ministers to make it happen. A story in The Times on Monday evening said Johnson is keen to help the two planned Silverstone races take place, and has kickstarted the process. A source has confirmed […]

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Renault want long-term Daniel Ricciardo replacement

Renault principal Cyril Abiteboul says the team will wait until the season starts to pick a long-term replacement for Daniel Ricciardo. Ricciardo will join McLaren for 2021, leaving a spare seat at Renault for next year. Esteban Ocon is already tied down, but Renault are going to take their time with finding his new team-mate, and ideally they want someone […]

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Live events are the 'great unknown' says Liberty

As some countries begin to open e-commerce, the general consensus is that large gatherings and live events are still on hold. And that, Liberty CEO Greg Maffei says, is shrounded in uncertainty. The 2020 season has yet to get underway some two months after Formula 1 was expected to go racing in Melbourne. The sport’s owner, Liberty Media, is hoping […]

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Brad Keselowski holds off Johnson in OT for Coke 600 win

Brad Keselowski emerged from a wild late-race caution as the leader and out-dueled Jimmie Johnson to win his first Coca-Cola 600. Chase Elliott was in position to pick up his first win of the season but a caution with two of 400 laps remaining sent the race into overtime produced a variety of different pit strategies. Keselowski, Johnson and six […]

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George Russell cruises to win second straight Virtual GP

George Russell dominated the Virtual Monaco Grand Prix, leading every lap, to join Charles Leclerc on two wins apiece. Esteban Ocon and Valtteri Bottas both made their debuts in the sixth race of the series, taking the number of F1 drivers to eight, the highest yet. Also appearing for the first time were Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Luis Fonsi and Nicolas Prost. […]

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NASCAR: Chase Elliott shouldn’t retaliate against Kyle Busch

Darlington NASCAR Cup Series race winner Denny Hamlin says Chase Elliott shouldn’t feel he has to retaliate following the clash with Kyle Busch that wrecked Elliott’s chances on Wednesday night. Elliott had just passed Busch for second place as they raced towards the finish, but as he attempted to move back in line Busch clipped the tail of Elliott’s car, […]

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